U.S. Department of Commerce, NIST: Seeking Applications for Disaster Resilience (DR) Research Grants Program

Deadline: 27 August 2018

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), United States Department of Commerce (DoC) is seeking applications for its Disaster Resilience (DR) Research Grants Program with an aim to advance the principles of resilience in building design and building codes and standards.

Research proposals must support the overall effort of developing science-based building codes by evaluating potential technologies and architectural design criteria to improve disaster resilience in the built environment.

Research Projects

  • Structural Performance under Multi-Hazard Program
  • Disaster and Failure Studies (DFS) Program.
  • Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Fire Program
  • National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP)

Award Information

  • In FY 2018, NIST anticipates that up to approximately $3,000,000 may be available for NIST to fund new DR Research Grants Program projects.
  • NIST anticipates funding five to fifteen awards in the range of $250,000 to $750,000 each with project performance periods of up to three (3) years, consistent with the multi-year funding policy.

Eligibility Criteria

  • All programs listed in this NOFO are open to all domestic non-Federal entities.
  • Eligible applicants include institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations, for-profit organizations, state and local governments, Indian tribes, and hospitals. Please note that, for the purposes of this NOFO, individuals and unincorporated sole proprietors are not considered “nonfederal entities” and are not eligible to apply. In addition, foreign entities are not eligible to apply.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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